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Re: windows vs linux

From: Vassilis Rizopoulos <damphyr_at_freemail.gr>
Date: 2007-09-12 08:17:17 CEST

Vassilis Rizopoulos wrote:
> Mark Reibert wrote:
>> On Tue, 2007-09-11 at 17:32 +0200, Rainer Sokoll wrote:
>>> On Tue, Sep 11, 2007 at 07:16:54AM -0700, Peter Kirk wrote:
>>>> We currently run subversion on linux but would like to
>>>> change to windows "well the managers would" as with
>>>> windows you can use windows domain authentication to
>>>> sign into subversion through ldap.
>>> I do this with both apache 2.0.x and 2.2.x on linux - without any
>>> problems.
>> LDAP or Kerberos? I have had occasions to need this but was under the
>> impression AD required Kerberos and never had the time to figure it out.
>> Does a "howto" exist?
>> Thanks,
>> Mark
> Actually, ADS integration with Apache requires Kerberos and that
> compiles only on Linux (or it did last time I checked - a few months
> ago). It's been a big thorn in my side since I was forced to use a
> Win2003 server as an Apache+svn server and now I have to do user
> management for the subversion server separately.
> Stick with the linux box and add Kerberos support to Apache then you
> can integrate with ADS.
> Cheers,
> V.-
And to make it more informative, here's the link for mod_auth_kerberos:
http://modauthkerb.sourceforge.net/ and a blog post for setting it up so
that authentication happens automagically:

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